Native Plant Database

Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace

Boneset

Eupatorium perfoliatum
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Wetland, Stream Edge
Season of Interest:
Main Color:
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone:
Hardy To Zone:
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun
Soil
Moisture
Moderate, High, Wet
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Butterfly / Moth Nectar
Animal
Resistance
Size

Height:

30 to
48
inches

Spread:

16 to
25
inches
Size
Height: 30 to
48
inches
Spread: 16 to
25
inches
Size
Height: 30 to
48
inches
Spread: 16 to
25
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Use in moist areas of natural gardens, in swales and near ponds and streams.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Grow in full sun in moderate to wet soil.
Basic Description

Dome-shaped clusters of white flowers from July-October. The 8 in. hairy leaves are opposite each other and clasp the stem. Bold textural plant in gardens.

Special Features
Special Usage
Rainscaping

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